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From Dean Gaudet <dgau...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: Hmmm.... spawning child in mod_rewrite.c
Date Sun, 24 May 1998 22:50:59 GMT


On Wed, 20 May 1998, Brian Behlendorf wrote:

> At 09:40 AM 5/20/98 -0700, Dean Gaudet wrote:
> >ap_call_exec() is a broken hack...  it has two functions really, one
> >is to build arguments and do suexec crap, and the other is to actually
> >call exec, given an argv and envp.  You only want the second function,
> >and it doesn't require a request_rec.
> 
> So would you suggest Ralf portion off that second part into another
> function (which should be too bad) or replicate that other function within
> mod_rewrite (which could be a lot of work and a pain to maintain)?

Yeah, split it up and extend the API.  Provide ap_call_exec() as a
backwards legacy thing if you want. 

Dean


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